Kaleidoscope Dance Studio Staff

Laura – Owner/Dance Instructor

Laura has danced at Kaleidoscope Dance Studio from pre-school to a senior in high school. From there she attended MSU-Mankato and was a captain for the award-winning MSU Dance Team. Laura has been a dance instructor since 1997, owned the studio since 2004, and loves being a small business owner in the community she grew up in. She is a mother of three and is proud to have her two daughters in dance. 

Cheri – Dance Instructor

Cheri has a background of gymnastics and dance from a young age. She has taught at Kaleidoscope Dance Studio for many years and teaches recreational classes as well as the competition teams. Her favorite style of dance is tap and has been able to watch her talented daughter Ashli grow into the dancer she has become today. 

Sandy – Office Administrator/Ultimate Dance Mom

Sandy is Laura’s mother and has been a Dance Mom since 1986 and has entered the world of Dance Grandma. She has been the Office Administrator since 2004 and is the backbone to our studio. 

Ashli – Dancer/Instructor/Choreographer

Ashli grew up dancing at Kaleidoscope since she was five years old, she has competed with KDS for seven years, and has been a Competition Instructor for three years. She has been a member of the Chisago Lakettes Dance Team and has been their Co-Captain/Choreographer Junior and Senior year. She is attending MSU-Mankato and teaching classes at our studio. 

Hailey Bodell - Instructor 

Kyra - Dance Instructor

Kyra has been dancing for 11 years and cheering for 2, and started her career at KDS! She has done a variety of styles of dance at the recreational, competitive, high school, and college levels and was a finalist for Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders back in 2012. She spends her recent days wedding planning, doing photography, and hanging out with her pets. She had the opportunity to coach the Lakettes Dance Team for two years and is excited to see some of those same girls and whole lot of new faces through studio at KDS! Kyra’s favorite styles of dance are contemporary, lyrical and hip hop. We are beyond excited to have Kyra join our staff this year!

Jamee – Dance Instructor/Choreographer

Jamee has danced at Kaleidoscope Dance Studio from 6th-12th grade. She attended MSU-Mankato and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Food & Nutrition and a minor in Dance. She was a member/captain of MSU’s Hockey Cheer Team and has been an instructor for over ten years. Her favorite style is jazz and while she is now living in Plymouth, she is still an active part of the studio.

Jessica - Choreographer

Jessica grew up dancing at KDS since the age of 3 with an additional background in gymnastics. Jessica then transitioned from being a student to a teacher.  While teaching at KDS she worked with both recreational classes and the competition teams. Her favorite style of dance is Hip Hop, while she is now living in the twin cities, she is still an active part of the studio. 

Megan – Dance Instructor

Megan started dancing at Kaleidoscope at the age of 5. She was on the competition team for 3 years and student taught for 5 years at KDS. After high school Megan went onto college at Northwest Mississippi Community College where she danced as a Rangerette for 2 years and led the team as a co-captain for 1 year. After moving back to Minnesota Megan helps out in classes and around the studio while attending Dental Hygiene school at Herzing University. Her favorite dance styles are tap and jazz and loves being apart of the KDS dance family. 

Wynter – Teaching Assistant

Wynter has been dancing for over ten years and has been a competitive dancer for the six years. She has been an assistant teacher for three years and is a true asset for our studio. 

Autumn – Teaching Assistant

Autumn has been dancing for over ten years and has been a competitive dancer for the six years. She has been an assistant teacher for two years and is a wonderful addition to our staff. 

Kaleidoscope Dance Studio is in its 41st year of instruction. Our experienced instructors strive to teach our dancers the same passion and dedication they have for the art of dance.

Students will receive a great foundation of dance education, long lasting friendships, confidence, and much more.

We would love to have you meet our Kaleidoscope Staff and learn what we are all about!

Our studio offer classes to all ages in Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe and Competition Dance.

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Studio: (651) 257-4595

Studio Address:
13005 Lake Blvd Lindstrom, MN 55045 (not a mailing address)


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